1. habit, wont, custom, tradition

usage: an established custom; "it was their habit to dine at 7 every evening"

2. habit, use, custom, usage, usance

usage: (psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation; may be inherited or acquired through frequent repetition; "owls have nocturnal habits"; "she had a habit twirling the ends of her hair"; "long use had hardened him to it"

3. habit, attire, garb, dress

usage: a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

4. habit, growth, growing, maturation, development, ontogeny, ontogenesis

usage: the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal); "a shrub of spreading habit"

5. habit, riding habit, attire, garb, dress

usage: attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)

6. substance abuse, drug abuse, habit, misuse, abuse

usage: excessive use of drugs


1. habit, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel

usage: put a habit on

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